Collection Bhar

by Hanne Viehmann

Concept

Material

Design

Materials form the foundation for all innovations and power the development of cultures.

 

Recycling Bhars provides a use for the abundance of terracotta in India.

To intensify the value of the disposed of material and the recycling process, Collection Bhar includes naming the new resource. The powder-like material is called Terramittee.

Experiments with Terramittee and white slip revealed unique patterns and textures which embrace an element of chance.

 

Each item includes an individual character according to the clay’s features, the grinding degree and the ratio of the mixed materials.

As a glaze or as a blend, fired at a 1240 degrees Celsius, created these fortuitous gradients.

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